Saturday, January 28, 2023

Food & Wine

Figgy Bread Pudding and Millionaire Shortbread

Parshat Eikev Inspiration:

“Not by bread alone does man live, rather by everything that emanates from the mouth of G-d does man live… For Hashem, your God, is bringing you to a good land … a land of wheat, barley, grape, fig, and pomegranate; a land of


Summertime Cocktails: Adding a Refreshing Bit of Zip to the Dog Days of Summer

It’s August, and in the little patch of suburban Maryland that I call home, the heat and humidity are almost unbearable. After a long, sweaty day at the office, there is almost nothing I enjoy more than a cool, refreshing cocktail.

While in the winter I prefer to make whisky and


Bonito: A Shared Dining Experience

Everybody knows that there are two types of people who go to restaurants: those who are willing to share dishes with others in their dining party, and those who treat that idea as if it is a crime against the restaurant experience.

If you


Psalm 117: The Two-Verse Psalm

This psalm has only two verses:

1) Praise Hashem all nations (“goyim”); Laud him all the peoples (“ha-umim”).

2) For His chesed is great on us and the emet of Hashem is forever, Halleluyah.

(The implication of “גבר —


Kosher in Philadelphia

When one thinks about Philadelphia, images of the Liberty Bell, The Franklin Institute, Ben Franklin and of course, Rocky Balboa usually come to mind. Top-notch kosher dining probably doesn’t make the list. That is until you experience Citron & Rose Tavern and its sister restaurant, Zagafen.


New Summer Refreshment Is ‘One in a Melon’: Introducing Watermelon Moscato

MYX Fusions delivers fresh watermelon-infused wine (and none of the seeds) in single-serve and full-size bottles.

(Courtesy of MYX) Peach, Mango, Coconut, and now Watermelon! MYX Beverages presents the latest variety of fruit-infused wines: MYX Fusions Watermelon Moscato. This


From Israel, Peru and Manchester, Too: STAR-K Certification’s Popular Summer Kashrus Training Program’s Far Reach

STAR-K Kosher Certification’s back-to-back 19th Annual Kashrus Training Program (July 25-28) and Food Service Kashrus Training Seminar (August 1-3) attracted participants from as far away as Ramla, Israel; Lima, Peru; and Manchester, England; to its Baltimore corporate headquarters. Both certificate programs


New Pop Up ‘Meats and Exceeds’ Expectations

Bergen, Rockland and Orange Counties get new “KOSH Meat Experience Pop-Up with Chef Yos” in their backyard this summer.

By Azik Schwechter

The new online kosher meat site, KOSH.com, has set up a weekly pop-up at their Pine Bush, New York farm


Full Hearts and Baklava

Parshat Devarim inspiration:

“And the Lord heard the sound of your words (the scouts and those who believed them), and He became angry and swore, saying: ‘The men of this evil generation will not see the good land which I swore to give your forefathers, except Caleb the son


Eggplant and Pasta for Summer Meals

There was a saying that every Israeli housewife knew how to make eggplant 100 different ways. Most though, probably don’t know its botanical definition is a berry. Its origins are unknown, but it was cultivated in southern and eastern Asia since prehistory. We also know it because of its popularity throughout the Mediterranean since the


New From Tnuva USA: Alternative Non-Dairy Drinks and Deli Slices

(Courtesy of Tnuva) Tnuva USA is proud to introduce the all-new Alternative series of delicious plant-based drinks and deli slices, all pareve and under the strict supervision of the Badatz Eidah Hachareidis.

Now you can eat meat at any time of day or night—and still be able to enjoy a


Enjoy Dairy Mediterranean Fusion at TRU by MUR

The summer of 2020 wasn’t exactly the easiest time to open a restaurant. But Igor Fazylov faced that challenge when he opened his “Mediterranean Urban Restaurant,” known by the acronym “MUR.” Over the course of the next year and a half, MUR gained quite a reputation for being able to take the standard

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